Dementia Awareness Day 2018
Thursday 22 March 2018, from 10am – 4pm
Holiday Inn Sutton, Gibson Road, Sutton, SM1 2RF
In the UK, there are about 850,000 people with dementia; it is estimated that around 400,000 people have dementia but do not know it. By raising awareness about this condition, it is hoped that more people will be diagnosed earlier, giving more time for them to come to terms with future symptoms.
If you’re worried that you, or someone close to you, may have dementia,or you are the care for a loved one who has demetia, it can be difficult to talk about.
That’s why this Dementia Awareness Day is all about opening up.
Monetary Solutions together with Alzheimers Society, Dementia Action Alliance Banstead,Sunrise Senior Living,Signature Rosebery Manor, Quality Solicitors Copley Clark, WH Matthew Solicitors and Home Instead Sutton, are concentrating our efforts on raising awareness about Dementia and support local community.
Join us to this fantastic event where you can speak to local professional in this field, listen to the seminars and get the answeres to some of your questions that you might have.
Complimentary lunch, tea and coffees will be provided.
Arrival and welcome
10:30am – 11:15am
Dementia Friends Information Session & The Banstead Dementia Action Alliance – Sue Martin, Sunrise Senior Living Banstead – Dementia Friendly Game
11:30am – 12:15pm
Supporting older people with dementia and their families – Caring for someone with dementia – Care options for individuals – What do you need to know and where to start – Claire Edwards RN Eldercare Consultant
12:30pm – 13:00pm
Who pays for my care? If it’s me, how do I make it last? – Karen MacDonald, Monetary Solutions
13:00pm – 14:30pm
Free Networking and Lunch for professionals in this field. Limited places available on a first come, first served basis
14:30pm – 15:15pm
Lasting power of Attorney and Deputyship – Jon Andrews & Heidi Shearman – Quality Solicitors Copley Clark
15:30pm – 16:00pm
Support groups for people with Dementia and their carers – Activities available for over 50’s – Prize Draw – Katie Nixon, GLL Leisure Centre
Dementia Awareness Day supported by